The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is an integral part of the health care team. The Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing can be earned on the way to acquiring the Associate of Applied Science degree. Many available jobs require this certificate. This program provides education in conceptual and technical skills for specific occupations. Curriculum is designed to develop competency in the comprehension of general and technical skills. The Practical Nursing program leads to a Technical Certificate that can be completed in one year.
The Practical Nursing program is a selective program. The nursing program accepts a limited number of students each year and there is a separate application process. Contact your campus of interest below for more details.
Graduates are eligible to apply to the state licensure exam (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed Practical Nurse. They will be qualified to care for patients in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, clinics, home care and physician offices.